The Huelva Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday, underscored both the strength of Latin American filmmaking and the vital role such events play in the foreign-language pic biz.
Michigan rapper MC Breed, who burst onto the national scene with the 1991 hit "Ain't No Future in Yo' Frontin'," has died at age 37.
"Over There" (Aan Ja), detailing the green card dilemmas of an Iranian man, has nabbed top prize at Thessaloniki Film Festival, South-east Europe's leading sprocket opera.
Steven Seagal can now add "reality TV lead" to his resume, as A&E is in production on nonfiction skein "Steven Seagal: Lawman" in New Orleans.
Michael Jackson has reached an out-of-court settlement with Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the King of Bahrain's son, who was suing him in the U.K. courts for breach of contract.
Qatar is joining the Middle East film gold rush. Execs from the Qatar Museums Authority, the org dedicated to developing cultural initiatives in the country, have inked a deal with Tribeca fest…
Anand Tucker ("Shopgirl") will direct romantic comedy "Leap Year," starring Amy Adams. Spyglass Entertainment and Benderspink produce.
"Welcome to digital," wrote producer Frank Marshall in a morning-after email following Thursday night's aborted unveiling of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."
Lionsgate is working on a plan to book more dates for the "Mad Men" musical revue that played the El Rey Theater in L.A. last month as a benefit for the L.A. chapter of the Recording Academy.
French helmer Pascal Laugier ("Martyrs") will direct Paramount Vantage horror thriller "Details" from his own script for Blumhouse Prods.